Paris Jackson Remembers Her Late Grandfather Joseph Jackson With A Touching Tribute That Makes Our Hearts Cry
June 27, 2018 marks the sad date in the history of the music industry. At that day, eminent talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family, legendary Joe Jackson, has died.
Paris Jackson reflects the final moments with her beloved granddad and pays a powerful tribute to the late legend that makes our eyes fill with tears.
“I love you, grandpa”
Joe Jackson died on June 27 surrounded by his loving family. He lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at 89.
RIP to the king that made everything possible!!! I love you grandpa 🖤🖤 pic.twitter.com/SI1C7lUuG6
— RANDY JACKSON (@randyjacksonjr) June 27, 2018
Joe passed away peacefully. His children and grandkids were by his bedside during his final days. Joe’s grandsons Randy and Taj confirmed the news on Twitter:
RIP to the king that made everything possible! I love you grandpa. Joe was loved by the entire family and our hearts are in pain. Let us grieve.
We feel all the love and support from you guys and are extremely thankful 🙏🏽
— Taj Jackson (@tajjackson3) June 27, 2018
Paris Jackson, the 20-year-old daughter of legendary Michael Jackson, was heartbroken over the tragic loss. She spent the last minutes of his life holding Joe’s hand.
The grieving girl posted a touching tribute in memory of her late grandpa. Her final message to him makes our hearts cry.
I love you, grandpa. so so so much that words can’t describe. i have immense gratitude for you, and always will. we all feel that way. thank you for everything…
RIP The HAWK. Joseph Jackson. spending those last few moments with you were everything. being able to tell you everything i needed to tell you before saying goodbye was such a blessing. everyone that came to visit you, came with love, respect, and so much pride in their hearts for you. proud of you, proud to be your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, proud to have your strength and share the dynasty you spent your life creating, and proud to be a jackson. you are the first true jackson. the legend that started it all. none of us would be anywhere near where we’re at if it weren’t for you. you are the strongest man i know. your life’s work will go down in history, as will you, to be known as one of the greatest patriarchs to ever live. i will cherish every moment with you til the day i die, especially our last moments. being able to hold your hand, lay with you and cuddle you, give you kisses all over your cheeks and forehead, meant more to me than you’ll ever know. quoting advice you gave me when i was a little kid and seeing your eyes light up, sharing stories my dad used to tell me about you, telling a joke and hearing you laugh for the last time.. my heart is full knowing we left each other in that way. i made you promise me you’ll come visit me. you agreed and i’m going to hold you to it. and i promised you that we will keep telling your story, over and over. to never be forgotten. my great grandchildren will know who joseph jackson is. i love you grandpa. so so so much that words can’t describe. i have immense gratitude for you, and always will. we all feel that way. thank you for everything. truly. rest in peace and transition. i’ll see you in my dreams very very soon.
Paris added how much she is proud to be Joe’s granddaughter and said that her future children will know who Joseph Jackson is.
Joe Jackson was indeed one of the greatest figures of our generation. He was loved and admired by millions. We grieve together with the Jackson family and join their tributes in memory of the late legend.